F is for feathers............
...Like the ones on this European Eagle Owl.
His name is Sid.
A close up of Sid's feathers..........and one that he decided he didn't need any more:Some people can paint birds onto discarded feathers....they must have buckets of patience!
This one is an inch high. We bought it in Edinburgh:
These two were gifts from Nicaragua:
this one is from a sparrowhawk. Those are white lines, on the top edge....
Lastly, here is an unusual Christmas decoration: a wreath made of feathers!
You can see more of Sid The Owl and his friends on this video of my Falconry Experience Day, where I met him:
I bet there are lots of feathers in this week's ABC Wednesday! If you'd like to check out the other participants, or find out how to join in, please visit Mrs Nesbitt's blog!